Job Type Full Time
Location Rockville, MD
Department Writer
Education Level Bachelor's Degree

WebFirst is looking for talented proposal writer/manager who is interested in pursuing new opportunities with the latest technologies.

We are currently developing the next generation of web based applications for federal agencies such as USDA, NIH, DOI and others. Our areas of expertise include:

  • Drupal Content Management
  • Mobile Technologies
  • Workflow / Business Process Management
  • Section 508 / Accessibility

The Proposal Writer will be responsible for supporting all phases of the proposal process in response to US Government technology-based requests for proposals (RFPs) and requests for information (RFIs). The writer will work with upper management, our technical team and business development in developing these proposal responses.

Responsibilities will include

  • Support of all phases of the proposal process including content management (content review, new content creation, system updates), opportunity assessment, bid/no bid decisions, response design/development, response quality assurance, proposal delivery, win/loss analysis and proposal reporting
  • Conduct RFP analysis and dissection. Fully qualify client requests. Actively participate in bid-no bid decisions
  • Work with WebFirst leadership to respond to commercial and federal technology development-based RFPs/RFIs. Help to develop win themes and align proposal responses accordingly
  • Support proposal operations by conducting proposal reviews, story boarding sessions, and copy editing to ensure the development of high-quality responses in a timely manner
  • Help to capture and develop new proposal response content and graphics


  • 3-5 years of professional proposal writing experience required
  • Knowledge of government contracting and proposal experience
  • Knowledge of web development and/or associated technology

Desirable Skills:

  • Excellent writing skills required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Clear communicator/writer
  • Ability to manage a project from start to end
  • Ability to take direction and change direction fluidly
  • Ability to work on multiple deadline driven projects simultaneously
  • Works well under pressure
  • Proficient in MS Office 365 as required


At WebFirst, we value our staff's input and strive to create a learning environment for our team! Moreover, we are committed to creating a solid work-life balance with daily flex time and monthly paid leave time for community service activities. We like to have fun as well - with

  • Regular happy hours
  • An annual picnic
  • Holiday party
  • Outdoor Activities

We offer a comprehensive benefits package (including health, dental, vision, life, LTD and STD), company-matched IRA program, HSA, an annual profit sharing program, and 3 weeks of annual leave.

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